• By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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McDowell High School and Mission Hospital will team up this week to help provide McDowell County athletes the opportunity to get a free health screening just in time for the next school year. 

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Some former McDowell High student-athletes recently wrapped up their seasons in collegiate spring sports, including one baseball player who earned some impressive accolades both on and off the diamond.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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A trio of McDowell Titan baseball players was selected to the Northwestern 3A/4A All-Conference team, but MHS athletes in other sports were few and far between in coaches voting released last week.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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Dylan Poplin has shown steady improvement since Day 1 as part of the McDowell Titan baseball program.

  • By Marty Queen dqueen@mcdowellnews.com
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The McDowell Titans played yet another game on the razor’s edge in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference tournament semifinals Thursday, but this time, things didn’t go their way.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans softball team had its chances Tuesday of pulling out a big win in the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference semifinals, but the host Alexander Central Lady Cougars ultimately found a way to squeeze out a 3-2 win in eight innings.

  • Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans, with the help of a five-run first inning, finished out regular-season play and gave all seven seniors a memorable send-off, winning 8-4 Friday afternoon against Watauga.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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Anytime you can be a versatile softball player, it opens up opportunities to be a contributor for a program. Versatility has been Lauren Hudgins’ calling card for her entire high school career.

  • By Dan Crawley mcdowell_youth@yahoo.com
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The McDowell Lady Titans split a pair of Northwestern 3A/4A Conference games last week, including a heart-breaking 5-4 loss to South Caldwell Friday, but still remain in contention for the league’s softball championship.

  • From staff reports
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The McDowell Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Spring Golf Classic is one of the county’s most well-attended golf outings, and this year should be no exception.